The Spanish Correspondence Chess Association is proud to announce the International Open Tournament XV Jubilee AEAC
Monday, May 7, 2018: Semifinals
After the Preliminary stage, SEMIFINAL stage is announced
Played on the ICCF Webserver.
To be started 30th of July 2018.
Classifiers from preliminary groups will not pay any more entry fees to finish the event at any stage.
Players ICCF rated equal or greater than 2300 or FIDE rated equal or greater 2350 are allowed direct entry to the Semifinals upon payment of an entry fee. The entry fee for these players will be 10 euros per section.
Semifinal groups will be composed of 11- 13 players and the top 15-17 players from this stage (group winners and perhaps some best second placed players if necessary) will advance to the final stage.
Players may play in more than one group of Semifinals but in case of qualifying in more than one group only one place in the Final will be considered.
Time control will be 10 moves for 40 days in Semifinal stages, and 10 moves for 50 days in the Final.
There is no special leave in this event.
This tournament allows claims based on the six piece tablebase. Ties are broken by the Baumbach tie breaking rule.
Players may enter in the usual way through their National Federations. They may also to inform their national delegate of their intention to play the event.
Entries via National Federations should contain player’s name, e-mail address and ICCF ID.
A player can apply for more than one Semifinal group.
Allocation of players to their sections will be made as random as possible; however, geographical distribution as well as an achievement of reasonable equality of the average rating will be taken into account.
The entry fee will be 10.-€ for each group to enroll.
The registration period begins on May 10, 2018 and ends on June 30, 2018
The AEAC will award Diplomas to those classified in each stage and
Prizes totaling € 1000.- in the FINAL.(The AEAC will indicate its distribution before the start of the Final.)